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SATURDAY, NOV. 18, 2006

Pirates try to move on in Division III playoffs

COLLEGE FOOTBALLWhitworth is about ready to kick off one of the Pirates (10-0) most important games in the 100 years they've been playing football.As Steve Bergum points out in his advance, the Pirates opponent, Occidental College, isn't a pushover. The Tigers are undefeated as well,…

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FRIDAY, NOV. 17, 2006

Lake City wins Idaho state 5A title

PREPSThe Lake City Timberwolves were only tested once this year, and it wasn't in the state finals against perennial power Highland of Pocatello. The T-Wolves won 35-6 to earn their second state football crown and first since 2002.There will be more in the S-R in…

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Morrison in his own words

MORRISON WATCHWant to listen to an Adam Morrison interview?You can find one here on AOL's Mr. Irrelevant blogger site. It's part of his plugging of March Madness 2007 for EA Sports. Just follow the link.Morrison's big game against the Spurs is even more impressive because…

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Pfeifer earns first UI win

VANDALS, EAGLES, ZAGSThe University of Idaho got its first win under new coach George Pfeifer – but the Vandals had to go all the way to Brookings, S.D. to get it.And it took 26 points from Keoni Watson and a second-half rally to get past…

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THURSDAY, NOV. 16, 2006

And the winner would be ...

PREPSDon't forget to register your opinion on the mythical high school game of the season: Lake City vs. Gonzaga Prep. Just click here, read the post and then tell us what you think.We also have a poll question where, if you don't want to share…

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Morrison's performances changing minds

MORRISON WATCHCan you hear it? The shoes squeaking from all the backtracking from the so-called experts who were all over Adam Morrison for his shooting.By hitting 21 of his last 41 shots, Morrison has put that to rest for a while. But, even more importantly,…

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 2006

Still a lot of questions about the Zags

GONZAGASo what do you think now?I'm sure if you are reading this you saw GU play Wednesday night either in person or on TV. If not Wednesday night, then some time in the Zags' first three games.What do you think?Even though Baylor exposed some of…

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WSU has a chance to do something special

APPLE CUPSay it with me.Three in a row. Three consecutive. Three straight.No matter how you say it, it's never been done by Washington State. Never.Glenn Kasses examines the Cougars lack of true Apple Cup winning streak in today's S-R, along with their knowledge that, for…

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TUESDAY, NOV. 14, 2006

Pressure, and injuries, build for WSU

APPLE CUPFor a game that features one team playing out the string (UW) and another limping – literally – to the finish (WSU), this Apple Cup has a lot of interesting subplots.There's the pressure under which the Cougars are now. As Glenn Kasses writes, three…

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MONDAY, NOV. 13, 2006

GM meetings kick off Hot Stove League

BASEBALLThe general managers are meeting this week in Florida, which is usually a week filled with news.So let's kick it off with some Mariners news.Gil Meche is no longer a Mariner, after he filed for free agency Sunday. But read deeper into the story. There…

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Huskies have a Stanford hangover

HUSKIESThis will be the final time this week we will write UW by itself.For the remainder of Apple Cup week we'll put the Cougar and Husky entries under the Apple Cup label.But the West Side lamenting of Saturday's loss to Stanford has to have its…

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A pick that might actually be right

PREPSLate in August, before the season even started, I picked the Lake City Timberwolves to win the Idaho 5A football title. It's the one good pick I made all year.Now the top-ranked T-Wolves (11-0) have to win one more game to fulfill that not-so-bold prediction.…

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SUNDAY, NOV. 12, 2006

Struggles continue for Morrison

MORRISON WATCHIt wasn't Adam Morrison's best night.The rookie from Gonzaga took just eight shots in the Bobcats' 108-101 loss to Denver. He made one, and finished with two points.Here's a link to the Associated Press story which is from the Rocky Mountain News.Follow the full…

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Mead's feat tops an unmatched fall prep season

PREPSFour consecutive big-school team titles.It happened twice this fall to Spokane-area schools. Last weekend it was the Ferris boys cross country team. This weekend the Mead girls volleyball team.And Saturday, Mead's feat was something that had never been done before in state volleyball, a big…

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